Sara-Rivka Davidson

Girl Talk: Planning My Lesbian Jewish Wedding

In my mid-twenties, I came out as a lesbian. But the hardest part wasn't even coming out: it was realizing my wedding would be different and therefore I was different. It took me a few years to come to terms with the fact that my wedding wouldn’t have a groom or any of the other…
By: Sara-Rivka Davidson / June 25, 2012

Girl Talk: I’m In Couples Therapy

A few months ago my fiancée and I watched an episode of “Thirtysomethings” when Elliot and Nancy start seeing a marriage counselor. At first they are both embarrassed and ashamed, and neither wants their circle of friends to know. But as it goes in a television show, the secret gets out and they both feel…
By: Sara-Rivka Davidson / December 6, 2011

Girl Talk: I Quit My Job

As long as I can remember, I haven’t liked change. I preferred to be unhappy or uncomfortable in routine rather than try something new because I was scared or didn’t know the outcome. In 2009, after two years in non-profit media, rather than look for something new that put my journalism degree to use, I…
By: Sara-Rivka Davidson / October 24, 2011